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Community Support Worker

Community Support Worker

An exciting position has arisen for a Community Support Worker within a residential care home based in Swindon.

Administering prescribed medication and supporting the elderly with day trips and activities.

It's a varied role working within a friendly supportive team.

Administering prescribed medication and supporting the elderly with day trips and activities to maintain skills in order to maximise their independence.

You will need to be aware and comply with Health & Safety, manual handling, COSHH, food hygiene ,fire ,first aid and accidents/ incident policies.

You will provide practical, emotional and physical support for older people living with dementia and rehab service users residents in the discharge to asses units.

You will be required to participate in the assessment and care/support planning process; to continuously assess service users' needs and monitor the aims, objectives and outcomes of the Support/Care Plan.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

As part of the COVID19 strategy this role will be subject to regular covid19 testing, as per the guidance set out by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Day shifts: 08.00 - 21.30

Night Shifts: 21.30 - 08.00

Contracts available: 37hrs 30hrs 28 hrs

Night shifts: 30 hrs 20 hrs with an 8% uplift .

£20,206 p.a pro rota

Benefits for your hard work:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays pro rata
    , Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave
    , A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
    , Leisure discounts
    , Legal Services discounts
    , Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

In addition:

  • Parental leave, adoption leave and compassionate leave
    , Career breaks
    , An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), for free advice from trained professionals
    , Stress management programmes
    , A commitment to the health and wellbeing of our employees

Please contact a member of the recruitment team for full details.